6 Days private package : Cairo to Luxor by train
A compact breakaway that showcases the very best of ancient Egypt. Taking in the major highlights of Cairo and Luxor. From the legendary Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum, to the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings in Luxor via sleeping train with having the ability to upgrade for a flight trip .
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 5x Breakfast
- Accommodation included: 5 nights
- 6 days travel package to Cairo and Luxor
- Private transportation
- Hotel accommodation in Cairo and Luxor
- 5 breakfast meals
- Bottled water
- A professional egyptologist guide
- Train tickets
- Airport transfers
- Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
- Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
- Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
What's excluded :
- Gratuities and any personal expenses
Day 1: Cairo
Stop At: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo, included airport arrival transfer to hotel and overnight.
Duration: 1 day
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a 4 stars hotel , BB
Day 2: Pyramids & Saqqara
Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Cairo – Luxor. Today a visit to the incredible pyramids and huge Sphinx at Giza Plateau. It’s estimated the largest – Khufu (Cheops) was constructed from no less than 2.5 million quarried limestone blocks, weighing around 6 million tonnes. No mean feat, when you consider the pyramids were built without the use of modern equipment! Maybe opt for a camel ride. Travelling on to the necropolis of Saqqara, innumerable sand strewn temples and tombs await discovery. It’s at Saqqara where you’ll see Zhoser’s step pyramid. Rising 6 steps, it served as the prototype for ancient Egypt’s most enduring architectural legacy. This evening we travel by overnight sleeper train to Luxor.
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in sleeping train
Day 3: Luxor
Stop At: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
This morning we arrive into Luxor and check into our hotel. One of the world’s greatest open-air museums, the 4000 year old site of ancient Thebes – known today as Luxor is our base for two exciting days of exploration. Enjoy some rest and relaxation. Tonight, there is an optional visit to Temple of Luxor. The temple is magically illuminated by a thousand coloured lights at night fall, book and pay locally. Remainder of the evening at leisure with a chance to enjoy the facilities of our hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a 4* hotel in Luxor
Day 4: Valley of the Kings
Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Luxor – Cairo. Take flight over ancient Luxor with an optional hot air ballon ride early this morning before we cross to the West Bank of the Nile. The massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we’ll see as we start our day’s sightseeing. They are all that remains of the temple of Amenophis III. Today, we visit the Valleys of the Kings and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Returning to our hotel, we enjoy free time before visiting Karnak. More than a temple, Karnak is a spectacular complex of sanctuaries, pylons and obelisks – built on a grand scale. During the height of Theban power, Karnak was the most important place of worship. Tonight, we return to Cairo by overnight sleeper train.
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in sleeping train to Cairo
Day 5: Egyptian Museum
Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Arrive to Cairo and hotel check-in. Later, a guided visit to the Egyptian Museum. See the famous King Tutankhamun solid gold death mask or opt to see the Royal Mummy room. Remainder of the afternoon and evening is free to do your own thing.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Accommodation in a 4* hotel in Cairo
Day 6: Cairo
Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Our tour ends after breakfast and included onward departure transfer to the airport.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Giza Necropolis, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Traveler pickup is offered
You need to tell us , where shall we pick you from?Airports
- Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.